The 4th annual Taste Williamsburg-Greenpoint Food Fest took place last Sunday at the East River State Park. Over 40 local businesses—restaurants, wine shops, artisanal food producers—showed their flags and cooking chops.
Today, the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), along with cities, artists, activists and citizens around the globe will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called “PARK(ing) Day.”
Cayucas brought California vibes and sun-pop to Brooklyn, and to a jam-packed Knitting Factory, on August 29. I sat down before the show with lead singer Zach Yudin and his bandmates Ben Yudin, Casey Wojtalewicz, and Russell Henon, to talk about surfing, music, and Michael Jordan.
Now in it’s third year, the Greenpoint Film Festival 2013, has doubled in size and scope. The jury- selected films are arranged into these categories: Animation, Narrative, Documentary, Experimental, and Environmental.
Another summer has come to an end, and while the sky is still blue and the air still warm and lovely, claim your piece of the Brooklyn sky. It’s yours for the price of a craft beer or a fancy cocktail.